2023 Food Waste Solutions Summit

May 16-18, 2023 | St.Louis, MO

Brian Halweil

Strategic Associate



Brian joined Astanor in 2021 as a Strategic Associate. On the deal team his focus is on innovations that speed the transition to regenerative agriculture. Prior to working at Astanor, Brian sourced food and agriculture deals for Almanac Insights, Belltown Farms and TPG’s Rise Fund. He is the founding editor and co-owner of several Edible publications in New York City, on Long Island and in Memphis. His writing has focused on organic farming, biotechnology, hunger, and rural communities. He is the author of Eat Here: Homegrown Pleasures in a Global Supermarket. He lives in Sag Harbor, New York, where he and his family keep a home garden and raise oysters.


Thursday, May 18th

9:00am - 10:00am

Mainstage Session | Investing in Tomorrow: Financing Food Waste Solutions to Meet the Climate Challenge

Investing in food waste reduction is at an inflection point - with several clear tailwinds indicating that deploying capital into the sector has never been more attractive. In this session, two panels will explore what the future might hold for food waste solution financing. Seasoned early stage climate investors will discuss what innovation and sector development they will be looking for in 2023 and beyond, and industry experts will discuss the potential for carbon offsets to play a role in driving capital to food waste solutions. 

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